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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.