"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.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.