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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.