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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.