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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.