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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.