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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses