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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.