"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.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.