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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather