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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.