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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.