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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.