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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.