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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.