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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.