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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.