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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.