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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.