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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.