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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.