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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )