"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.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.