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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )