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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • 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.