"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.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.