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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.

Idioms:

  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.