"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.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.