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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.