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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.