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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.