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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.