"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.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.