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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.