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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.