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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.