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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.