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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.