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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.