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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.