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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.