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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.