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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.