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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )