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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.