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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel