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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.