"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.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.