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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.