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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.