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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.