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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.