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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.