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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.