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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.