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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.