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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.