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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.