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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.