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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.