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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.