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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.