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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.