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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )