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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.