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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.