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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.