"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.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • 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.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel