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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.