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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.