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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.