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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.