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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.