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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • 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?
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.