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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.