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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.