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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.