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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.