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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • 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.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.