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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.