"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.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )