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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.