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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • 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.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.