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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.