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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.