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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.