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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.