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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.