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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Accompanied with ( একসঙ্গে ঘটা ) He has fever accompanied with headache.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.