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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush