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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family