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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )