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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.