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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.