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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.