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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.