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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.