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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.