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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.