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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )