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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.