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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )