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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )