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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.