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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.