"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.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.