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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.