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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.