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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )