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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.