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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )