"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.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.