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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.