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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.