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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.