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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.