"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.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.