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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.