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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )