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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.