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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.