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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.