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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )