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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.