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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )