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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.