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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.