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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.