"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.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.