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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.