"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.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.