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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.