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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.