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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.