"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.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.