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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.