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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.