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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.