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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.