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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.

Idioms:

  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.