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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.