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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.