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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses