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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.