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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.