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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • 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?
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.