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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.