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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • 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.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )