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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )