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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.