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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • 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.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )