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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • 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.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.