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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.