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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.