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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.