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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.