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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.