"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.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.