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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.