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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )