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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.