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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.