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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )