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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • 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.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.