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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.