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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.

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.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )