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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.