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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )