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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.