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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.