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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.