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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.