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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist