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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.