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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.