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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.