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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.