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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.