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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.