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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • 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.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.