"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.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.