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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.