"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.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.