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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.