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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )