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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.