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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.