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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.