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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.