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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.