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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.