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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.