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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.