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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Attach to ( জুড়ে দেওয়া ) Attach this file to the email.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.