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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story