"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.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.