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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.