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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Attach to ( জুড়ে দেওয়া ) Attach this file to the email.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.