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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.