"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.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.