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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather