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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.