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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • 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.