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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.