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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.