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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.