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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.