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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.