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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.