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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist