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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.