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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )