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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.