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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.