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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.