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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.