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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.