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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )