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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.