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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • 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.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.