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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.