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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.