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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.