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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.