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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )