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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.

Idioms:

  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.