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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.