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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.