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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.