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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.