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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )