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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.