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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses