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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.