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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.