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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.