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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.