"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.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.