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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.