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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.