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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • 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.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story