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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.