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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.