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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )