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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.