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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.