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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.