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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.