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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • 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.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.