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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.