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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )