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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )