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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.