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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.