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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.