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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.