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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.