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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.