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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )