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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.