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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.