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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.