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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.