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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.