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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.