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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.