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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.