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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • 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
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.