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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.