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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.