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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.