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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )