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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.