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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )