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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.