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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses