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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )