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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.