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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.