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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.