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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.