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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.