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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush