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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.

Idioms:

  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.