"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?
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.