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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.