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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.