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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • 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?
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.