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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist