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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.