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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.