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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )