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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.