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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.