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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.