"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.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.