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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )