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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.