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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.