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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.