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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.