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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.