"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.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.