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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.