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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.