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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.