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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.