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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.