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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.