"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.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )