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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.