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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )