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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.