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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • 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.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.