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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.