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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )