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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.