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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.