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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.