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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )