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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • 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.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.