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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.