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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )