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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.