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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.