"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.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.