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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.