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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.