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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )