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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.