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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.