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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide