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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.