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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.