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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )