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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.