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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.