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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.