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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.