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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.