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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.