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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather