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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.