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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • 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.