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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.