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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.

Idioms:

  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.