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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.