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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.