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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )