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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.