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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )