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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.