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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )