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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.