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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.