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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • 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.