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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.