"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.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.