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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel