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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.