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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.