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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.