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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.