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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.