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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )