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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.