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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.