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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.