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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.