"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.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.