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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.