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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses