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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.