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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.