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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.