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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.