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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.