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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • 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.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.