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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.

Idioms:

  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.