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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.