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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )