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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.

Idioms:

  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.