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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.