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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.