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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.