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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.