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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.