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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.