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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.