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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?