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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.