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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.