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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.