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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.