"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.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )