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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.