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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.