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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.