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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.