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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.