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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • 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.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.