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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.