"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.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.