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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.