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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.