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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.