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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • 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.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )