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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • 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.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.