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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.