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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.