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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush