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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.