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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.