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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.