"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.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.

Idioms:

  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush