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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.