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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.