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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.