"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.