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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.