"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.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )