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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.

Idioms:

  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.