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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.