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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.