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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.