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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.