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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.