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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.