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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush