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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.