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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.