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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.