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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.