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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.