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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.