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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.