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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.