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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.