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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • 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?
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.