"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.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.