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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.