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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.