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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.