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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.