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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.