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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.