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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.