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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.