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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.