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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.