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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.