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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.