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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.