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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.