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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.