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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )