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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.