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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.