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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • 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.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.