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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • 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.