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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.