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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )