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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.