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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.