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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.