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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.