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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.