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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.