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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • 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.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake