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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.