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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • 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?
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.