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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family