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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.