"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.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.