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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.