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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?