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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.