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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.