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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.