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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.