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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.