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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )