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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.