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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.