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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )