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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.