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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide