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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.