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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.