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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.