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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )