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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.