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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.