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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )