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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.