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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.