"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.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.