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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.