"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.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.