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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.