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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.