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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.