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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.