"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.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.

Idioms:

  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.