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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.