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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.