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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.