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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )