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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )