"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
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.