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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.