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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.